Lilly Dickey Woods
The Indiana University Forest Dynamics Plot is located at IU's Lilly Dickey Woods in Nashville, Indiana. It lies at the northern edge of the unglaciated portion of Indiana and near the center of the Eastern Broadleaf Forest Province. The forest is old compared to many of the secondary successional forests of the region with some of the oldest canopy trees near 150 years old. The forest is oak-hickory dominated with major proportions of chestnut oak (Quercus prinus), white oak (Quercus alba), various other oak species (Quercus spp.) and assorted hickories (Carya spp.), while the understory is mainly sugar maple (Acer saccharum).